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Livestock measures could be added to proposed eco scheme – Markey
Noel Bardon
Eco-scheme options that benefit animal performance and the environment would not be funded by Europe but the Commission may have ‘flexibility'.
15 May 2022 News
Lakeland team looking for a new leader
The success of the dairy industry in the northern half of the country is hand and glove with Lakeland Dairies success as it fuels rural Ireland.
UK students develop AD plant from shipping containers
The project was one of three low-carbon initiatives jointly funded by a £500,000 grant from the Welsh Government.
Agrijobs: fancy jetting off to NZ to milk cows?
An Irish-run farm on New Zealand's south Island is looking for two farm assistants to start mid-July.
14 May 2022 News
Bored of dairying? Try farming clover
Managing clover is a bit like playing a game of Snakes and Ladders, you’re up one minute and down the next, writes Aidan Brennan.
14 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Watch: Farm Tech Talk - good weather, good prices and the BPS application
With the good weather and good prices we talk about what is happening in the fields and what farmers need to do now.
13 May 2022 News
Dairy retirement scheme evolves into a dairy cow reduction scheme
The confidential interim report of the Dairy Vision Group has just been published and we have had a sneak preview of the detail included.
13 May 2022 News
Senators seek to ban advertisement of milk formula
Several members of Seanad Éireann are seeking amendments to the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill 2022 which would ban the advertising of infant formula online and in media.
13 May 2022 News
IFA backs supplementary payments on fixed-milk-price contracts
The IFA’s dairy chair has backed moves by Lakeland Dairies and Glanbia to support their suppliers affected by fixed-milk-price contracts.
13 May 2022 News
MEP to push for environmental permit derogation for grass-based farms
The Industrial Emissions Directive does not currently apply to beef or dairy farms. However, this could change with the European Commission's proposals.
13 May 2022 News
Glanbia’s April milk price on the rise
A new 3c/l agri-input support payment will be included for all April milk supplies.
12 May 2022 News
Lakeland increases prices in fixed milk contracts
A spokesperson from Lakeland Dairies said the increase is underpinned by market support from its customers.
12 May 2022 News